Saturday, January 21, 2017
DX Arctic/Antarctic

DX Arctic/Antarctic

3Y0I – Bouvet Island

The callsign 3Y0I has recently been added to the QRZ.com database. It has been granted to Dom, 3Z9DX who informs he also has landing permission. More here Earlier this week an update regarding 3Y0G was...

[On Hold] Bouvet Island DXpedition 2017

NEWS UPDATE - Many will know that a planned expedition to Bouvet by 3Z9DX and others has, for the moment, been put on hold. While DX-World initially broke the news (below) about "strong rumours"...

OA0MP – Machu Picchu Antarctic Base

NEWS UPDATE - dates of activity, January 9 to March 31, 2017. More info to follow, but the callsign OA0MP will soon be on air from the Machu Picchu Antarctic Base, South Shetland Islands, AN-010....

LU1ZI – South Shetland Isl.

NEWS UPDATE - Following last years' activity from Carlini Base, South Shetland Islands, this year look for Juan LU4CJM to be active as LU1ZI or LU4CJM/Z until end of February 2017. QRV only during...

LU4ZS – Seymour Island, AN-013

NEWS UPDATE - Operator Juan, LU4ZS is active from Marambio Base, Seymour Island, Antarctica for 4 more days. Activity mostly on 40m. QSL via LU4DXU.

FT3YL – Adelie Land, Antarctica

NEWS UPDATE - François F4HLT/FT3YL leaves Australia on 11th December on board the Astrolabe (French TAAF ship) and will go to the French Antartic base of Dumont D'Urville. On Dumont D'Urville, his call-sign will be FT3YL....

RI1ANA – Molodezhnaya Base, Antarctica.

Oleg, ZS1OIN will be active as RI1ANA from Molodezhnaya base, Enderby Land, Antarctica starting early December 2016 to early April 2017. QRV on 160-10m. QSL via ZS1OIN. In addition, look for Oleg as UA3HK/MM onboard...

RI1ANC – Vostok Base, Antarctica

Alex, RD1AV will again be active from Vostok Station, Antarctica as RI1ANC from mid-December 2016 to mid-February 2018. QRV spare time on all bands CW, SSB & Digi. QSL via RN1ON, direct or bureau; OQRS on...

VP8DPK – South Georgia

Charles, W7AUM is currently on an expedition cruise (National Geographic Explorer) until November 29, 2016. He has with him an Elecraft KX3 transceiver and KXPA100 amplifier. Operating intermittently as W7AUM/C6A/MM from the ship's bridge with 100...

VP8ROT – Adelaide Island, AN-001

Mike, GM0HCQ is now back on board the RRS James Clark Ross following a crew change today. The ship is now preparing to head south, initially to open the summer only base at Signy...

DP1POL & DP0GVN – Neumayer Station III, Antarctica

Felix, DL5XL (N5BC), will once again operate from Antarctica using his callsign DP1POL. QTH is the German research base "Neumayer III" in Grid Locator IB59UH, IOTA AN-016, WWFF DLFF-022. Activity will be from November 2016...

8J1RL & 8J6ØJARE – Antarctica

Yath, JG2MLI will be active from the SYOWA research station, Queen Maud Land, Antarctica as 8J1RL starting January 1, 2017 to January 20, 2018. In addition, to mark the 60th anniversary of Japanese Antarctic Research...